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  • Use this 'Writing Prompts: Christmas (upper elem/middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompts: Christmas (upper elem/middle)'. Get students writing with these thought-provoking prompts.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Christmas - Dear Santa (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Christmas - Dear Santa (elementary)'. "Hold on to your reindeer, Santa, here it goes - " Write a list of good things you have accomplished this year with this form.
  • Use this 'Color and Write: Winter Theme' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Color and Write: Winter Theme'. A winter-themed booklet, including four pages for students to color and write a few sentences describing each picture.
  • Use this 'Summer Writing - End of Year Reflections (k-2)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Summer Writing - End of Year Reflections (k-2)'. This is a fun and productive 7 page end-of-the-year project. Students will reflect, draw, and write about their school year memories. Includes autograph and picture pages.
  • Use this 'Border Paper: School is (primary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Border Paper: School is (primary)'. Unlined paper with illustrations of school-related objects in the surrounding border (apples, pencils, crayons) and the writing prompt "School is..." at the top.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: September 11th Heroes (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: September 11th Heroes (elem/upper elem)'. "There were many heroes during the September 11th tragedy. Write about a hero or a heroic event that made an impression on you."
  • Use this 'Story Starter: First Day of School (primary/elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Story Starter: First Day of School (primary/elem)'. School-shaped page with the story starter "On the first day of school...".
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Describe Your Bedroom (middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Describe Your Bedroom (middle school)'. Improve writing skills by focusing on the topic, audience, purpose, and form of writing. Students can describe their actual bedrooms, or their imaginary ideals.
  • Use this 'Story Starters: Like Most Other Kids Except (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Story Starters: Like Most Other Kids Except (elementary)'. "Like other kids, except..." Eight pages of fun story starters for elementary students.
  • Use this 'Report Form: Mayflower' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Report Form: Mayflower'. Seven pages: 1) an overview planner; 2) WHO was on board; 3) WHAT did the Mayflower look like; 4) WHEN - make a timeline; 5) WHERE- map the Mayflower's route; 6) WHY- writing prompts about the Pilgrims; 7) HOW- planning the trip.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Valentine Picture (elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Valentine Picture (elem)'. Look at the picture and write a story to go with it.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: 101 Journal Topics (middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: 101 Journal Topics (middle school)'. Use this two page list of journal topics as prompts for a daily journal. Students can mark off topics as they complete them.
  • Use this 'How to... Write an Exciting Story' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'How to... Write an Exciting Story'. Kid-friendly instructions help students creatively create the elements of an exciting story.
  • Use this 'Story Starters (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Story Starters (elementary)'. Fifteen simple writing prompts to get your early writers off to a creative start. Includes wide-lined paper and space to draw illustrations.
  • Use this 'Color and Write: Emotions Journal (primary/elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Color and Write: Emotions Journal (primary/elem)'. A large picture to color showing the emotion and space to write WHEN you feel that way. Happy, lonely, shy, jealous, sad, proud, angry, nervous, scared, excited.
  • Use this 'Color and Write: Emotions Journal (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Color and Write: Emotions Journal (elem/upper elem)'. A small picture to color showing the emotion and space to write WHEN you feel that way. Happy, lonely, shy, jealous, sad, proud, angry, nervous, scared, excited.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompts: Pumpkins (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompts: Pumpkins (elementary)'. Five great writing prompts for pumpkin-themed fairy tales (from "Gourdilocks and the Three Hares" to "Jack and the Pumpkin Vine"). Creative fun!
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: 99 Journal Topics (elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: 99 Journal Topics (elem)'. Journal topics for 99 entries.
  • Use this 'Border Paper: Mother's Day (Primary, Elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Border Paper: Mother's Day (Primary, Elementary)'. Fill in the flower-themed border paper (with "Mom" in the upper-left corner) with "top ten reasons why I love my mom."
  • Use this 'Summer Writing - ABC Reflections Book (elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Summer Writing - ABC Reflections Book (elem)'. This is a fun and productive end-of-the-year project. Students will reflect upon everything they have learned throughout the year by creating an ABC Reflections Book. For each letter of the alphabet, they will identify up to 3 ideas, words, concepts, etc. they learned, starting with that letter.
  • Use this 'Activities: Holidays' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Activities: Holidays'. General activities to use with any holiday.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Nature Similes (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Nature Similes (elem/upper elem)'. Briefly explains similes and then encourages students to write and illustrate their own.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: My First Day in Second Grade' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: My First Day in Second Grade'. This is a writing activity for the first day of second grade.
  • Use this 'Shapebook: My School Year' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Shapebook: My School Year'. Trace and cut out the computer-shaped pages for a shapebook. Includes writing prompts that highlight the school year, and room to draw pictures. Multi-age.
  • Use this 'Summer Writing - End of Year Brochure (elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Summer Writing - End of Year Brochure (elem)'. For a fun end-of-the-year project, have students create a brochure to 'sell' their grade to next year's students. They will reflect on what they have learned, their challenges, and why new students will love it. 
  • Use this 'Writing Prompts: Christmas (upper elem/ middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompts: Christmas (upper elem/ middle)'. Five narrative prompts and five expository prompts, all with a Christmas theme.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: New Year's Resolutions (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: New Year's Resolutions (elem/upper elem)'. Write down your resolutions for the New Year.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Writing Packet (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Writing Packet (elementary)'. Writing packet with lots of pictures to help prompt students into writing a story, writing prompts and other ideas.
  • Use this 'Comprehension: World Landmark - Niagara Falls (upper elem/middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Comprehension: World Landmark - Niagara Falls (upper elem/middle)'. A two page text on the natural landmark Niagara Falls, with multiple choice and short answer questions and a writing prompt.
  • Use this 'Summer Writing - End of Year Reflections (grades 3-5)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Summer Writing - End of Year Reflections (grades 3-5)'. This is a fun and productive 8 page end-of-the-year project. Students will write and reflect about their school year memories. Picture and autograph pages are included.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Fall Theme (kdg)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Fall Theme (kdg)'. Students draw and write what they know about fall. It is aligned with the Common Core standards. CC: ELA: W.2.K
  • Use this 'Portfolio: My School Subject Goals (upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Portfolio: My School Subject Goals (upper elem)'. This 17 page packet contains a portfolio cover, goal setting sheets, portfolio contents dividers and reflection sheets. Perfect for upper elementary portfolio management.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Spring (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Spring (elementary)'. Three pages of writing prompts and other activities related to writing and poetry, with a spring theme.
  • Use this 'Border Paper: School is (primary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Border Paper: School is (primary)'. Wide-lined paper with illustrations of school-related objects like pencils and apples in the surrounding border, and the prompt "School is..." at the top.
  • Use this 'Writing Paper: Groundhog Day' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Paper: Groundhog Day'. "Describe what the weather is like where you live." Lined paper with writing prompt and cute illustration of a groundhog.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: Halloween (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: Halloween (elementary)'. Two Halloween-themed writing prompts, about trick-or-treating and jack-o'-lanterns.
  • Use this 'Writing Paper: Friendly Letter Form (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Paper: Friendly Letter Form (elementary)'. Wide-lined writing paper with a cute illustration of a bookworm at the top, in the form of a friendly letter (begins with "Dear..." and leaves space to sign at the end).
  • Use this 'Booklet: Memory Strips' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Booklet: Memory Strips'. 16 card strips for students to cut out, complete, and connect on a ring for a flip book of happy memories, from what they learned to what they loved.
  • Use this 'Word Wall: Building Community - Character Traits' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Word Wall: Building Community - Character Traits'. These cards/posters contain 15 important character traits for building community in your classroom.
  • Use this 'Portfolio: My School Subject Goals (primary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Portfolio: My School Subject Goals (primary)'. This 10 page packet contains templates for primary students' goal setting. It includes individual behavior and subjects, classroom goals and a weekly action plan.